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Health Team Intensifies Dengue Prevention Education 1

Health Team Intensifies Dengue Prevention Education

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Health Team Intensifies Dengue Prevention Education 1

Health Team Continues to Educate: Despite the rains, scores of public health inspectors, vector control officers and nurses converged on the town of Spaldings in Clarendon and surrounding districts to educate residents on preventing the spread of dengue fever, identifying and ridding their surroundings of mosquito breeding sites and general precautionary measures in protecting themselves and loved ones during the dengue outbreak. Residents also received bed nets, drum covers and several brochures with information on dengue fever.

Institutional Health Officer from the Clarendon Health Services (CHS), Avril Crawford (centre) responds to a concern from Spaldings resident, Rema Green (right) while Public Health Inspector from the CHS, Ewart Mitchell looks on.

Health Team Intensifies Dengue Prevention Education 2

Patrick Forbes, a resident of Cobbla in north east Manchester gets a one-on-one lesson in identifying the mosquito larvae from Public Health Inspector from the Clarendon Health Services, Debbian Grant. Scores of public health inspectors, vector control officers and nurses converged on the town of Spaldings in Clarendon and surrounding districts to educate residents about the symptoms and treatment of dengue fever. Additionally, the public health team distributed flyers and pamphlets with information on preventing dengue fever and eliminating mosquito-breeding sites. Residents also received bed nets, drum covers and several brochures with information on dengue fever.


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